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Hitting the Spot: Professor heading to perfect site to view the eclipse

Physics professor Dr. Bob Marlowe is pretty wired about next week’s total solar eclipse.

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Making music with light: Chemistry student spends summer researching the photoacoustic effect

Rachel Peters is making music with a laser. As a chemistry major entering her senior year, Peters and Dr. Han Park, assistant professor of chemistry, are researching what is called the photoacoustic effect.

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Katherine Adorati: Student Success Profile

“I can’t say it’s been easy. It’s definitely been a challenge. But, you know, I like the challenge,” says Katherine Adorati, a double major in Chemistry and Spanish who is also minoring in Biology.

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Patrick O’Brien: Student Success

Chemistry and Biophysics major Patrick O’Brien names his “milestone moment” at UTC as the summer he spent working as a full-time researcher in the undergraduate research program.

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Self-assembling Carbon Nanotubes: A Story that Tells Itself

Researchers at UTC, Rice and Texas A&M have discovered that the strong force field emitted by a Tesla coil can guide tiny tubes of carbon to self-assemble into wire-like structures up to 15 cm long.

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